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MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
the language of stand your ground and this kind of mean has emerged that because the defense itself did not pursue a stand your ground defense that it was irrelevant but it was absolutely not. it was part of the position of the judge as she gave instructions to this jury and clearly, this one juror felt very constrained by that. >> when the jury asked during deliberations on that saturday afternoon going into the evening, they asked for further explanation of misdemeanor, and then before -- she sent them back to start talking about it rather than giving them at that moment the further instruction, the clarification. then they never came back and they never got it. so there was something else going on there towards the last couple of hours. sybrina fulton of course trayvon martin's mother, had reacted to this. she said, it is devastating for my family to hear the comments from juror b29, comments which we already knew in our hearts to be true, that george zimmerman literally got away with murder. this new information challenges our nation once again to do everything we can to make su
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Jul 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
certainly these laws are not needed, they are not necessary. the law of self-defense worked well for years and years an years. and i think there is a determination, and i was proud that both the attorney general and the president, as well as many others, have commented -- john mccain's words that these laws should be reviewed -- were also welcome, that there is a growing consensus that these laws are inconsistent with safe communities. our own poll shows race relations are, 50% of whites think race relations are fairly or very good, but only 38% of african-americans. you think that that's the impact of the verdict, partly? >> there's no doubt that the verdict has had an impact. it's, to some extent, affected people's confidence in the criminal justice system. i think that we've seen conflict and a lot of of tough language being played out indeed in the media. i remain optimistic and hopeful that reasonable minds, that people who are ready to understand that while we've come a great distance when it comes to race and race relations in this nation, in the 21st century there is a lot of
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
appeals or the state of ohio says we should have an ally defense. those have been dealt with already in the plea agreement. those were taken out of this consideration. the state dismissed those charges. there would not even be an issue about ally defenses. in this instance, court find that the many, many instances of sexual assault, both the rapes, the gsis, as well as all the kidnappings and the flowness assault and t-- flowelonious as make it necessary a consecutive sentence be imposed to deter from a future crime and to punish you. i still feel based upon our -- the information that you have provided to the court, as well as information from others, that you feel that you are a victim and that you may have been a victim in the past during your childhood. i don't know. but from the time of your majority, have you not been a victim. you've been a victimizer. and the three young women should never have had anyone trick them into captivity for an hour. not even a moment. they should have been free to live their lives as everybody else is free in cleveland to enjoy all the wonderful th
MSNBC
Jul 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
defense was trying to clear the decks and hope that they could avoid these more serious convictions which do involve very serious sentencing time, depending on what the judge decides. >> that's right. i mean the charges that he's pled guilty to already carry a sentence of up to 20 years and now there are these charges on top of that. but one of the things that manning's lawyers were trying to do in entering this plea was to show that manning to some degree was taking more responsibility for his actions and that could also influence the judge's thinking when she decides what sentence to impose on him. >> how does this case fit in with -- fit within the larger rubric of how this administration, this justice department, this pentagon has approached these national security cases. >> well, it is a historic verdict, even though manning was acquitted on the aiding the enemy charge because historically the espionage act charges have been brought against spies and against traitors and not against people who leaked information to the media with no ill intent. >> so if you call him a whistle-b
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